April 25, 2014 4:00 PM

War is more good than you think, Stanford historian says

War has made the world a safer and richer place,” according to Ian Morris, author of “War! What Is It Good For?” By fighting wars, Morris maintains, the world’s residents have created larger, more organized societies that have reduced the risk that their members will die violently. Morris speaks at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Central Library.

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